EU to boost measures to protect trade after WTO impasse
A proposal to change some EU trade rules will enable it to act even when the WTO can’t give a final ruling.
World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court
Risks rising protectionism as countries could use tariffs and other sanctions to limit imports.
Canada OK with EU plan to help WTO deal with Trump disruption: Carr
Alternative arbitration process would mirror the function of the Appellate Body.
World trade forecasts slashed again amid US China standoff
Downgrade from 3.7% World Trade Organization forecast issued in September.
WTO cuts trade growth forecast to 3.9% for 2018
Trade body predicts a further slowing of growth in volume terms to 3.7% in 2019.
WTO rules in Canada’s favour on dispute with US on glossy paper duties
Found the US Department of Commerce acted inconsistently with trade rules.
Canada takes its softwood lumber complaint to the WTO
This step prepares the way to establishing a panel for litigating the dispute.
WTO predicts uptick in global trade despite uncertainty related to US protectionism
Trade body projects trade growth of 2.4% this year, up from 1.3% in 2016.
EU should consider trade complaint in US steel spat, German foreign minister says
German official says the US calculations contradicted WTO rules and were intended to protect US steelmakers.
Bombardier says Brazil trade complaint against Canada is without merit
Challenge alleges the aerospace giant received financial help that affected market conditions.
Boeing was offered illegal tax breaks in US, trade body says
WTO finds support Washington state promised to Boeing from 2024 to 2040 amounts to “prohibited” subsidies.
WTO cuts trade forecast for in 2015
This year it’s 0.5%; global trade to rise 2.8%.
Taiwan, Thailand join deal to end tariffs on over 200 tech products
Annual trade in the 201 products covered by the deal is valued at over $1.3 trillion.
Trade deal ends tariffs on more than 200 tech products
Updated WTO accord covers products that generate $1 trillion in annual global revenue.
WTO said to reject Beijing’s rare earths controls
China opposes release of interim report; media reports say it sides with US, EU and Japan.